Taxon  Report   10901 
Frangula californica  (Eschsch.) A. Gray  ssp. ursina  (Greene) Kartesz & Gandhi
Desert hoary coffeeberry
Frangula californica ssp. ursina, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Family: RHAMNACEAE  
Genus: Frangula
Parent Record Frangula californica
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Rhamnus californica ssp. ursina
TJM2 + PLANTS: Rhamnus californica var. ursina
TJM2 + PLANTS: Rhamnus tomentella ssp. ursina
TJM2: Rhamnus tomentella var. ursina
TJM2: Rhamnus ursina
More information about  Frangula californica ssp. ursina
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (FRCAU)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 27, 2016).

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